Support for file locking is available in FileCloud version 9.0 and later.
Locking is only intended for controlling access to file and folder when accessed via FileCloud. For example, locking a file in a network folder in FileCloud is does not going to lock the file in the filesystem and prevent access to that file in the LAN.
Locking has to be enabled by the Administrator before the user has the option to lock a file or folder.
FileCloud LOCKING is designed to prevent opening/accessing files between DIFFERENT USER ACCOUNTS. If you access lock a file whose lock is owned by your self, then the file access will be ALLOWED, you are still able to access it.
When a file or folder is locked:
The following table shows the behavior depending on the type of lock.